Kirsty Larmour Photography – Abu Dhabi Lifestyle Photography » Lifestyle Photography in Abu Dhabi - Kirsty is Abu Dhabi's award winning lifestyle photographer - she takes relaxed fun portraits of families, newborns and those in love!

I’m always doing little fun photo projects with my kids – some quite and easy, and some which take a little longer – and I love to make them part of the decor around our flat. This one the girls have loved doing and building up over time. We use my instax camera – which […]

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  • Farideh - Great idea! love it!

  • Antonina - Ooh I like this! I’m totally making one like that!

  • Kristen - Oh I love this Kirsty, it’s on the list for summer projects :) xx

  • Kristy Milton - love love love it!!!
    what a wonderful idea!
    my kids love this camera also, i really wish i were as creative as you with my polaroids!

  • rowe - i love this! you always come up with the best projects… i have no idea how you find the time!

  • Ninka - Well that’s pretty much fabulous Kirsty! You may find yourself copied next week :)

  • Myra - OH my goodness! I love love love this idea! What a fun way to celebrate your kids and photography! :)

  • Kate - LOVE this – want one in my house!!!!

  • Fun Photo Project – Photobooth! » Kirsty Larmour Photography – Abu Dhabi Lifestyle Photography - […] For some more fun photo projects see my Instax Heart Project and the Christmas Glitter fun we […]

  • Debbie - Awesome project, Kirsty. Now I am really tempted to get one. :D

This is what life with three girls looks like…. Biggest sister was born just a month after Saffy, middle sister a few months after Indy  and they are such giggly gorgeous girls  and littlest sister came along just 3 weeks before we arrived in China this summer – perfect timing!!!  I love how relaxed they […]

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  • Kate - What beautiful girls Kirsty :) but actually the one that makes my heart skip a littl beat is the one of Mummy with baby – so peaceful and gorgeous

  • Polly - wow! look how everyone has grown! beautiful! :) hope you well

  • Ninka - Oh wow – what a stunning family! I love the way you have captured them Kirsty, real and natural, chilling together :)

  • Letter from Guangzhou… » Letters from the Larmours - […] rounded our trip to Guangzhou off with a visit to see some old friends who had just had their third baby before we flew on up to Shanghai for the next part of our summer […]

Wow, is it really already October??? I have so much to blog, so much to edit, so much to do in general… but it also means it’s time for another Project 10 with my fabulous group of fellow photographers from around the world (read about how we got started here) I did my shooting for […]

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  • breeze - Love love love! You seriously have the sweetest family.

  • amy lucy - Love those sweet girlies of yours! Those little buns for dance class are so adorable. Love the way you’re capturing these special times, Kirsty!

  • Sara T - So in love with 9:35 and 17:55. These two look like the best of friends…so nice to see.

  • Nancy - These are so sweet and have such a girly saturday feel to them. I’d love the recipe for your banana loaf. It’s got to be healthier than my banana bread!

  • Rikki - So totally adorable…such a special way to capture everyday memories ♥

  • Val Spring - That last image of your girls hugging your husband melted my heart!I’m sure that will be one he will treasure for ever and I think you should print it very big! Love your day! Oh and Lola (my oldest) LOVES reading Roald Dahl! xo

  • khadijah - Gorgeous girls Kirsty! You have such beautiful days!

  • Andrea - Love that last picture of the girls hugging your hubby. So very sweet. I agree with Val…that’s a framer!! I love seeing your days.

  • Jo - I love love love the 09.35 photo – the girls are too cute!

  • Jobrina Hofleit - Kirsty, I love your images…always….love seeing your sweet little girls and I can’t get enough of their oh so cute little buns in their hair with their dance outfits on!!!! LOVE!!!!

  • Kate - love these insights into your life, your girls are such poppets <3

  • Kristy Milton - so sweet! i love seeing into your every day with your beautiful family!!!

  • rowe - i just love the idea of a project like this… i feel like i know you just a little better now! we often take beautiful photos of our kids but sometimes miss the everyday moments… this is the stuff we want to remember!

This is a recent favourite pic of mine from a mini session in Shanghai – his big sister was one of my very first photo subjects back when she was a baby and we all lived in Southern China… And here she is – all grown up and 5 1/2….  You guys are such sweeties, […]

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  • Kate - Love the top one too – and wasn’t that the little girl with the bubbles on your website ages ago? So grown up now!!

  • Kirsty - Wow Kate, spot on!!!! That’s the same little girl – she was on the front page of my site and on my blog header for ages!!! Thanks for the comment sweetie x

  • helke - wow, that’s john and little megan! polly, they’re so big and beautiful! and kirsty, i love these two shots of brother and sister!

  • Jen - Polly is so funny-she told me to check out your heart collage but didn’t mention about the photos of her kids!…??? Awesome as always. Beautiful shots and beautiful kids.

Petite sessions announced on Facebook on Thursday are filling up fast – if there’s enough interest I might schedule one more date too…. Kirsty x

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  • Kristen - Sigh. I wish we lived closer so we could have a petite session :-) xx

  • Kirsty - Awwwww, I wish we lived closer too – would love to photograph your gorgeous girls

  • Kate - LOVE that image of Indy

I am certainly not the first Mummy to take “Back to School” photos so I take no credit on originality here, BUT, this year is special because it marks my baby girl starting school (well Foundation Stage, which is like Kindergarten or Reception or Pre-school depending on where you’re from) – and well, I couldn’t […]

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  • Louise - oh gosh, gosh… I LOVE them! The one of Indy drinking milk totally takes me back to infant school days when we had to drink milk at morning break! I love all the little details there just so well done x

  • janine - oooh these are all too cute for words. they are both growing up so fast. i wish our boys would let me do a photo session like this. i would have to use bribery and it would have to be something awesome. gorgeous work as always. x

  • Angie Baxter - Kirsty, these are absolutely priceless. Amazing shots of your extremely gorgeous little bebes xoxoxoxo

  • Rikki - Oh my – these are just gorgeous – make me smile BIG. If I was where you are, I would totally be your Starbucks buddy ;)

  • Kate - What a perfect document of your girls. I always say it but Kirsty, your girls are beautiful! I’m sorry you’re losing your side kick to school. Mils is only in part time but I can relate to the emptiness. I hope they’re enjoying being back…

  • Katie - oh my goodness, so grown up!!! And so adorable – right down to the scuffed knee with the plaster! And Saffy looks about 12 already!!! These are perfect mementos of their school days for them Kirsty xx

  • Vinita - Ohhh divine! Love your concepts and how you celebrate milestones! xx

  • Natalie - oh wow! LOVE these Kirsty! You’re so fabulous at styled sessions and I love seeing photos of your girls. Such a wonderful collection of images, love them!! : )

  • Carly - Could I love these more? No, no I could not. Indy in specs?!? Seriously melt.

  • Lena (Live Love Laugh Photos) - WoW Kirsty – they are beautiful – the girls and the photos! LOVE LOVE LOVE them all! cannot even pick out a favorite – they are all so great. But the Milk Bottle with a stripy straw and the shot of their feet are absolutely priceless. You are sooooo creative!

  • Amy Lucy - Totally priceless! Your girls are so stinkin’ cute! I love all the props you incorporated. Those girls of yours really know how to work it, don’t they?!

  • Caitlin - Kirsty-you have done it again, just lovely! I always look forward to your images, especially the ones of your girls, you are so creative!!! Have a great day, Caitlin

  • Rebecca - Aw I love these! Your girls are BEAUTIFUL – in that heavenly angel ethereal sort of way. I’ll be losing my little girl to school next year and I can’t imagine – hope you find a way to enjoy your alone time while yours girls are in school!

  • rowe - these are beyond adorable kirsty… i love the ones of indi standing on the table with her little heart socks… and how cute are the ones of saffy with the apple on her head! youve inspired me to do something like this soon, before audrey is too big!

  • Kristy Milton - seriously kirsty, you are amazing! these back to schools are by far my favorite, ever!! love, they are so gorgeous, and i agree they grow too quickly!

  • Susanne Ashby - Hi Kirsty! Just came across these on Pinterest while searching for outfit ideas. We are doing our second annual back to school shoot tomorrow. Anyway, I remember when you first posted these and I guess I didn’t comment last time but I had to tell you that I think they are so flipping cute!! Love LOVE this shoot that you did with your darling girls!

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Myself and 9 other fabulous group of photographers started a new little personal project last month.   It’s a project where we take time each month to shoot for ourselves – to capture our own lives and our own families (something we photographers often neglect when running a business!).  This takes me back to capturing […]

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  • our project ten /september 2011 » The Red Balloon Photography - […] the circle by visiting the incredibly talented Kirsty Larmour Abu Dhabi lifestyle photographer. Posted in Kids, Personal, Ten on […]

  • hope - what precious moments you documented here. my fave is the family shot. love your wall images too. gorgeous.

  • breeze - I absolutely loved your day! My little boy saw the Thomas train and squealed! The smiles turned instant cries is SUCH a familiar scene!! The family shot is such a perfect capture!

  • Jay Davies - Another great day in the life……love it!!!

  • Nancy - Love that they snuggle up together <3
    These are so precious, Kirsty! LOVE the crying pic. Love it!

  • Rikki - Kirsty, love that you are capturing all these special moments! Love the one of Saffy reading to Indy *too gorgeous* ♥

  • Kristen - Love seeing these, your girls are so sweet with each other! Nice to see you all together in the last image, you guys look totally relaxed!! xx

  • Amy Lucy - How I adore seeing snippets from your day in Abu Dhabi. Your girls are so darling! It looks like a fabulous day with family — my favorite kind of days.

  • Kate - I love that you’re doing this…beautiful family!!

  • robyn - love your day you have shared. i just adore the first two images!!

  • Jules - i love the snuggles and the tears … beautiful day!

  • Carey - Love love LOVE these!!!! My little Cora, at 3, loves her thumb too, and I just HATE to take it away from her.

  • Andrea - I love seeing what you are up to. These are awesome and I love the one of the two girls in the bedroom playing on the bed…they look so small.

  • efi - 16:25 & 18:30 my favs :) ! .. ok and 08:25!

  • Jobrina Hofleit - Oh I totally feel like I’m right there with you and your family Kirsty, it’s as if I’m totally getting to know all of you through your lens! Your girls are just precious and I love how your husband takes on his duties with such ease! ;-) So great to see you in that last image (I keep forgetting to do this-dang!) and that pizza looks soooooo yummy!!!!! ;-)

  • Shannon Harrison - These need to be made into a book. Magnificent story told here :)

  • Sara T - All kinds of awesome togetherness on your day off. Beautiful family!

  • Val Spring - LOVE your day, once again! You’ve captured such beautiful and real moments! Adore the girls reading and playing together and yes, I have a 3 year old girl and yes that’s exactly how it goes! ;)

Some days the perfect sunsets are just too much…. This was just us, down at the beach one afternoon, just the girls jumping in the waves, just me, playing some more with my new toy (my lensbaby!) and each time I play I fall more and more in love… my 2 little sunlit loves, Kirsty […]

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  • Kate - Oh.My.Goodness… these blow me away they’re so simple and beautiful

  • Rikki - Kirsty, these are absolutely g.o.r.g.e.o.u.s ♥ ♥ ♥

  • Vinita - Oh my goodness! Love love! I want to buy this toy now! So grogeous!

  • Louise - Love, love, love……. dreamlike almost

  • kati - so beautiful! Your girls are growing! xxx

  • Stephanie Moore {Tucson AZ Photographer} - Gorgeous light, the warmth is beautiful. And gorgeous photos!

  • Kristen - Ohhhh … WOW!! These are so, so beautiful!! Waiting until summer to get my lensbaby, but I’m not sure I will rock it quite this much! xx

  • Kate - You know I am now a sucker for the lensbaby – gorgeous. You have such beautiful girls x

  • perth wedding photographer - great light i love using the lens baby you get some relly cool effects. my first thought was that you my have done them in photoshop
    well done really beautiful photos.

  • Letter from our summer » Letters from the Larmours - […] (more beach pics on Kirsty’s work blog) […]

  • daniel scott - nice scenes and greatess of light

Eid Mubarak to all my wonderful friends and clients. I hope you all had a blessed and peaceful Ramadan wherever you were and if you were here in Abu Dhabi you have my utmost admiration for fasting when it was 50 degrees C out there. I’ve mentioned before how I love the quietness and calm […]

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  • Kate - Wow, so vibrant and gorgeous – beautiful set of pictures Kirsty. Enjoy the holiday

  • Farideh - Nice collection!

  • steph - Gorgeous! Love seeing the world through your eyes Kirsty!

  • Kristen - Love the colors, even with an iphone you make the most beautiful pictures :) xx

  • kati - okay….I want MY phone photos to look like yours! Love the story! xxx

  • janine - another world! so beautiful.

  • Lena - Wow – such a beautiful set Kirsty!

  • Kristen - Your iphone shots are stunning, I am taken away to a magical place when I look at them! xx

  • Prem Devaraj - Hi, I went through your web, the whole day long, and found all pictures interesting, I am actually looking for a picture of Abu Dhabi, and stopped at this page. i am interested in one picture of yours, Do you sell pictures? if so let me know, am designing a research book for Abu Dhani, and i fount the clue colour mosque image 13th picture on ur first lot. pls let me know if u do so. asap

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I admit it, my Hong Kong friends have the most gorgeous kids….  and the funny thing about this session was that Miss Alessia is quite a firecracker and didn’t sit still, at all…. or at least we thought she didn’t… Proved us wrong huh? I loved spending time with you guys on our trip, this […]

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  • Kristen - Oh your friends do have the most gorgeous kids! And you take the most gorgeous photos of them! Love these :-) xx

  • Kate Pizzo - Beautiful, as always. Gorgeous kids and amazing light. Great pics…

  • Kate - So adorable – love the Mummy daughter moment – beautiful

Oh I am sooooo behind on blogging – I have gorgeous families from before I went away still to blog and I have holiday photos to edit and some fabulous shoots from my travels – including this family… oh how I adore them… my kids call them their “Hong Kong best friends”  I miss you […]

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  • Susanne - Kirsty, these are SO gorgeous! LOVE your work!!

  • Kate - Beautiful shots Kirsty. Love these…the bottom one is my fave!

  • Kristen - Beautiful as always, love the last b & w of the kids on the grass! Love! xx

  • Kate - That botom creamy dreamy black and white is gorgeous but I also love the top one with Mum and dad smiling in the background, very clever family pic <3

I recently got invited to join in with a fabulous group of photographers for a new project they were starting.  It’s a project where we take time each month to shoot for ourselves – to capture our own lives and our own families (something we photographers often neglect when running a business!).  It was inspired […]

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We’re off to Cambodia very soon. These are a couple of pictures we have hanging in our home in Abu Dhabi from my last trip 7 years ago.  It’s going to be a very different trip to the last time I went – on that trip I had neither a husband nor 2 kids in […]

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  • Louise - sooooooo super excited to see more pics from there!

  • Kristen - Can’t wait to see more of Cambodia and your project! :-) xx

Just a quick update while I have internet (its been very hit and miss)… we’re still here in Shanghai, China and loving every minute of it -the girls are getting very cheeky with their mandarin and I’m loving having a new city to explore. And rain – loving rain!!!! I’m doing lots of picture taking, […]

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  • Katie - Such a cutie-glad youre having fun

  • Kristen - Oh she could not be any cuter!! :-) happy to hear you are having a wonderful time xx

  • Joyce Smith - Beautiful! What a wonderful adventure!

  • Kate - Super cute, and LOVE the dress. Thanks for the tip ;)

On the Moroccan Atlantic coast! Kirsty x PS Taken around midday – who says you can’t take gorgeous photos in full sunlight!!!!!

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  • kati - complete love! I know you girls are having the best time! xxx

  • Vinita - Brilliant Kirsty!

  • Kate - OMG I love if and too right about the beach in the day! Truly love this pic :)

  • Christina - Love this image (and the pp’ing too)! Hope y’all are having a wonderful summer :)

  • Rikki - Gosh, she is divine ♥

  • janine - so girly :) love it!